Tackling concrete balcony, terrace and walkway repairs

Concrete balcony repairs - MCP - Commercial Building Consultants

Like all other parts of a property, balconies, terraces and walkways require maintenance and repairs. Most old balconies, terraces and walkways consist of concrete elements. Water will pool and penetrate if there is a lack of an effective waterproof membrane. This in turn will cause the concrete to deteriorate. Balconies, terraces and walkways will suffer cracks and corrosion caused by … Read More

When Finlock concrete guttering fails

Concrete-guttering - MCP - Commercial Building Consultants

Finlock guttering is the term given to concrete gutters that were popular in buildings in the 1950s and 60s. Like many defects in concrete buildings of that era, the legacy of installing Finlock guttering has unearthed its own set of problems, both internal and external. Concrete was used for guttering after the Second World War because metal was scarce. Unlike … Read More